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An Alternative View

By Diana Diamond

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About this blog: So much is right — and wrong — about what is happening in Palo Alto. In this blog I want to discuss all that with you. I know many residents care about this town, and I want to explore our collective interests to help ...  (More)

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Americans are angrier this year. Are hate groups contributing to the anger?
Nov 20, 2021 11:54 am
Comments: 49 | Views: 6,090

We Americans are angry, locally and nationally. We have become meaner, more demanding, more defensive and more intolerant. But we also do feel more entitled.

This... More
Will winter outdoor restaurants work?
Nov 13, 2021 4:16 pm
Comments: 20 | Views: 4,513

Will the restaurants with their outdoor eating sections survive during the winter? Will California Avenue, the city's second downtown, continue to have the street... More
Let's award our public employees for working -- ??
Nov 3, 2021 11:59 am
Comments: 25 | Views: 5,461

More, we need more. Our public employee morale is down.

Two more assistant city managers are what City Manager Ed Shikada asked the Palo Alto City Council to... More
'Let us now praise famous men' and women, not wait until they die
Oct 27, 2021 12:31 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 4,860

We all go through life, I suspect, wondering what people real¬ly think of us. Is he a fine man, a narcissistic one, a real gentleman, a sneaky person? Is she gentle,... More
Jumping on a bandwagon that ends up breaking down
Oct 21, 2021 3:14 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 7,162

This is the environmental way to go. This is the solution to managing our traffic problems. This is the appropriate way to use -- and save -- energy in our community.... More
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